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President Hollande Presses India to Stop Bringing Shitty Animated Content to MIPCOM

President Hollande Presses India to Stop Bringing Shitty Animated Content to MIPCOM

Bob Lincoln August 30, 2012 47

French President François Hollande earlier today urged the Indian government to save everyone valuable time, energy and money by putting an end to the ridiculous practice of bringing really shitty animated content to MIPCOM..... 

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Fake David Cameron Scrotum Appeared on ‘Game of Thrones’

Fake David Cameron Scrotum Appeared on ‘Game of Thrones’

Bob Lincoln June 25, 2012 0

In a repeat of the now infamous season one appearance of the likeness of ex-U.S. President George Bush’s head on a King’s Landing spike, reports have surfaced that HBO’s Game of Thrones has inadvertently.... 

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The Week in Review – Friday, June 1, 2012

The Week in Review – Friday, June 1, 2012

Sabonis O'Brien June 1, 2012 0

A selection of the top animation industry headlines deemed too controversial, too shocking or too asinine for coverage by the mainstream press… NAMBLA and FX Team Up on New Animated Series, Catamite Shores FX.... 

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InfoGraphic: Future Profit Strategies and Business Models for TV Animation Producers

InfoGraphic: Future Profit Strategies and Business Models for TV Animation Producers

Bob Lincoln April 20, 2012 0

Experts agree that the halcyon days of big money TV animation deals are a thing of the past. However, production executives differ greatly on profit strategies and business models ensuring long term survival.  A.... 

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Jason Statham Says No to ‘Tiny Transporter Adventures’ Animated Series

Jason Statham Says No to ‘Tiny Transporter Adventures’ Animated Series

Bob Lincoln April 15, 2012 0

It looks as if the brainchild of director Luc Besson and the Sesame Workshop will have to proceed without the talents of action star Jason Statham, who this past Friday officially bowed out of.... 

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A&E Greenlights ‘Animation Festival Jury Wars’ Reality Series

A&E Greenlights ‘Animation Festival Jury Wars’ Reality Series

Bob Lincoln April 15, 2012 0

A&E announced it has greenlit production on a new original unscripted real-life series, Animation Festival Jury Wars, which follows an independent group of six animators assigned to the same pre-selection jury, who must live.... 

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Sex with Interns on Location Shoots in Los Angeles Down 7% in Q1

Sex with Interns on Location Shoots in Los Angeles Down 7% in Q1

Bob Lincoln April 10, 2012 2

An overall increase in sex with interns during feature film shoots on Los Angeles streets was more than offset by a decrease in sex with interns on television shoots, according to figures released by.... 

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Freelance Modeler Killed in Transformers Toy Shelf Collapse

Freelance Modeler Killed in Transformers Toy Shelf Collapse

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 1

Lance “BumbleBee” McGowan, a 29 year old freelance 3D modeler and comic book artist, was tragically killed last Friday, when his entire Transformers toy collection, housed on several 5-foot glass shelves, fell on him.... 

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Syfy Appoints Noted CryptoZoologist as Head of Original Movie Naming

Syfy Appoints Noted CryptoZoologist as Head of Original Movie Naming

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 0

Reflecting the successful convergence of Syfy’s original movie production programming and the fantastic world of cryptid legendry, the channel this past Wednesday named world-renown cryptozoologist Dr. Colin Kraken-Daft to the newly created development position.... 

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California Lawmakers OK Exec-Led Prayers at Studios

California Lawmakers OK Exec-Led Prayers at Studios

Bob Lincoln April 8, 2012 0

The California State Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow senior executive-led prayer at entertainment studios, according to a Sacramento Bee report. Introduced by Burbank Councilwoman Maria Key-Freym and known as the.... 

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Images Reportedly Show Extensive North Korean Preparations for Doctor Who Convention

Images Reportedly Show Extensive North Korean Preparations for Doctor Who Convention

Bob Lincoln April 4, 2012 0

Recent satellite images of a North Korean military complex show what appear to be rows of Tardises lined up next to a flatbed truck filled with Daleks, alongside other evidence of extensive and accelerated.... 

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Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Bob Lincoln April 2, 2012 1

A Canal + development exec, trapped against a hallway support beam for more than 15 minutes in conversation with a Bollywood producer pitching a kid’s animated TV special, was miraculously rescued yesterday by members.... 

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Olbermann Joins Cartoon Network to Anchor New Primetime Nightly Newscast

Olbermann Joins Cartoon Network to Anchor New Primetime Nightly Newscast

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 3

In an unprecedented move sure to ripple throughout Hollywood, Cartoon Network has lured top controversial commentator Keith Olbermann to anchor their new nightly primetime national news broadcast.  Coming on the heels of Olbermann’s messy.... 

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TV Animation Producers Taking Diverse Measures to Ensure Long-Term Profitability

TV Animation Producers Taking Diverse Measures to Ensure Long-Term Profitability

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 0

With MIPTV starting today, an independent market research firm has released the results of its most recent television animation production industry survey.  According to Copenhagen-based market research firm International Institute for a Better Tomorrow,.... 

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